Who is at fault in a car accident? When you’ve just been in a collision, that might not be your first concern.
However, when it comes time for the police and insurance to get involved, there’s no doubt you will want to know who is at fault.
Indeed, you will have to know.
When you’re involved in an accident, it can be confusing to know how the insurance coverage will work. Who is at fault is often a determining factor of whose insurance will pay – whether it will be a first or third-party claim – but the outcome isn’t always straightforward.
Read on to learn more about first and third-party insurance and how people make the claims.
Getting out of a car accident alive without any major traumatic injuries (broken bones, burns, head injuries) will make you think the accident wasn’t so bad. After all, you survived, and your insurance company likely covers your vehicle.
However, what do you do about neck and back pain that develops over time and starts to affect your daily life?
It’s a nightmare. You get into a car accident, and the at-fault driver won’t contact insurance. What do you do? Who do you call? It can be a frustrating thing to deal with.
Thankfully, you’re not at a total loss.
Each year, millions of people around the country die after being involved in an accident. In fact, it’s one of the leading causes of accidental death in the United States.
As common as it is, though, many of us don’t know exactly what happens if someone dies in a car accident.
In this post, we’re going to go over how families can deal with the legal and financial ramifications of a traffic accident causing death.
Are you wondering, “Is it a lot of work to hire a personal injury attorney?” The truth is, no, it is not.
However, hiring a lawyer is a personal task.
You often have to divulge information to your lawyer that you may not want to share. That is why it is so vital to hire the right attorney. When you work with a lawyer you like and trust, you are more likely to have a positive outcome in your case.
Failure to yield the right of way in many states is a confusing subject. While there are specific laws pertaining to this in Texas, it’s still a gray area that relies more on instinct than regulation.
Accidents resulting in intersections are deadly when drivers are entering oncoming traffic, misunderstanding the right of way laws can spell catastrophe.
If you’ve recently been involved in a wreck, you’re probably wondering how car insurance works. Either you’ve paid for insurance for years and now you finally need to use it, or you want to know about the insurance for the person who caused the wreck and your personal injuries. You’ve come to the right place. Below, we have provided you with the Guide to Insurance. This guide is applicable regardless of whether you’re here about a motorcycle wreck, car wreck, truck wreck, or any other type of personal injury claim.
Understanding the laws of your state is vital to making informed decisions and keeping you and your family safe. Road laws vary from state to state, and brake checking laws can be hard to navigate.
Whether brake checking is done out of spite or because someone is trying to get their point across, it is a dangerous maneuver, putting drivers, passengers, and their cars in jeopardy.
Stay organized and productive during the Covid-19 quarantine using Trialpad and Zoom for practicing law and connecting with clients.
In this post, we’ll discuss how to use TrialPad and Zoom like a pro so you can conduct polished meetings that are streamlined and take advantage of the available features.
Imagine being the victim of a car accident in which you weren’t the at-fault driver. You need to seek medical treatment at the nearby hospital because the other car rear-ended your vehicle causing your head to swing forward, and you now have pain in your back and neck.
You can’t afford to think about money at a time when your health is more important.
Unfortunately, these situations often come with strings attached.
The strings come from the hospital that treated you in the form of a hospital lien seeking a claim on any money you might receive from a lawsuit settlement involving the accident.
A personal injury hospital lien in Texas is common, and the Texas hospital lien statute currently doesn’t always protect the well-being of the injured.
Today, drivers seem to be busier and more distracted than ever.
Unfortunately, this can often be a recipe for parking lot mishaps. About one in five accidents happen in parking lots, even though nearly all of them are preventable.
If you were backing out of a parking space and got hit, the immediate question is often, “Is the person backing up always at fault?”